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October Blog

National Bullying Prevention Month and Halloween


October means that Halloween is almost here! October is also National Bullying Prevention Month.

Did you know that one out of five children report being bullied? (NCES) Sadly, bullying happens all around us, at school, at home, and especially online. But we can change that! Whether you are being bullied, or are bullying others, there are things we can all do to make sure our actions help, not hurt, ourselves and others.

Here are some facts about bullying.

Ready to take action against bullying? Are you being bullied and need help? Check out these resources-

Stomp Out Bullying

Crisis Services WNY

GLYS Western New York, Inc: Growin LGBTQ+ Youth Support

Mental Health Advocates of WNY


Boys & Girls Club of Buffalo


-Check out these reads on bullying-

 Cover image for #iamawitness : confronting bullying  #iamawitness

  Teasing Isn't Funny Cover image for Teasing isn't funny : what to do about emotional bullying

Cover image for Kids speak out about bullying Kids Speak Out About Bullying

Big Red and the Little Bitty Wolf Cover image for Big Red and the Little Bitty Wolf : a story about bullying

Cover image for The survival guide to bullying : written by a teen The Survival Guide to Bullying

The Artist and Me Cover image for The artist and me


For additional books, movies, and more stop in to any of our libraries, we're here to help!

Let's not forget about Halloween!

Here are some fun Halloween books!

Halloween movies are a great choice too!

How to Grow and Care for Pumpkins